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Hacking reporter hits out at NOTW

Ian Edmondson is 'currently unfit' and will take no further part in the trial over alleged phone hacking

Ian Edmondson declared 'unfit' to face phone-hacking trial

The consensus of opinion of doctors instructed both by the defence and the prosecution is that he is currently unfit, says judge

The Queen was upset by police officers eating nuts left around Buckingham Palace, the trial into alleged phone hacking at the News of the World has heard

Hacking trial: Police officers 'irritated' Queen by eating nuts left out at Buckingham Palace, court told

The hacking trial at the Old Bailey has heard how the Queen was “narked” that police were, she believed, eating snacks left out for her by Buckingham Palace staff.

Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy

Chelsy Davy 'blitzed' Prince Harry with calls, Old Bailey hacking trial is told

Court told News of the World intercepted phone messages to find stories on the royal family

Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford ‘tried to buy own crack video’

Police obtained a recording that shows two suspected gang members discussing what is believed to be an offer made by Ford of $5,000 (£2,900) plus a car in exchange for the incriminating footage, the BBC alleges

Lawyer Bernard Collaery, whose offices were raided

Lawyer acting for East Timor is raided by Australian agents

The country's overseas intelligence service has been accused of bugging the cabinet office of its tiny, impoverished neighbour

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The accusation comes just two days after the Italian Senate expelled Berlusconi from Parliament over his tax fraud conviction

Berlusconi accused of paying off witnesses in prostitution trial

An Italian court accused ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi on Friday of tampering with evidence by bribing witnesses during a trial related to his infamous “bunga bunga” parties.

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales calls Edward Snowden a 'hero'

Wales praised Snowden for the care he took in the materials he leaked and described the NSA revelations as "incredibly damaging and embarrassing to the US"

The so-called

Twitter protects its users from electronic snooping with 'impossible' encryption technique borrowed from GCHQ

Twitter has used an “impossible” mathematical problem first discovered by GCHQ to protect its users from electronic snooping.

Mr Clegg says proper accountability of the intelligence services is essential to increase public confidence in them

Revelations about Britain's intelligence agencies 'chipping away' at public support for their work, says Nick Clegg

Deputy PM responds to recent disclosure that Blair government gave US permission to store and analyse email, mobile phone and internet records of potentially millions of Britons

Clive Goodman, the former News of the World royal correspondent

Hacking trial: 'We'd be jailed' - former NOTW royal editor Clive Goodman warned managing editor Stuart Kuttner over cash payments to sources, jury told

The former royal editor of the News of the World warned a senior executive on the Murdoch-owned paper “We could all end up in jail” if payments to his police sources were traced, the Old Bailey has heard.

Tony Blair with President Bush in 2002

Spying on innocent British citizens by US intelligence was allowed by Tony Blair’s government - and still goes on

Leaked documents reveal a practice called 'contact chaining' was used to monitor British citizens with only a tangential link with a terrorist suspect

Hacking trial: private investigator Glenn Mulcaire was known as part of NOTW 'investigations team', jury told

The private investigator regularly commissioned by senior editors at the News of the World was "generally known" by staff to be part of the paper's "special investigations team", the Old Bailey has heard.

The jury heard of a NOTW investigation into an affair they believed Mr Clarke and his special adviser, Hannah Pawlby (pictured), had been having

Phone hacking trial: Charles Clarke’s aide wrongly accused of affair ‘had phone hacked’

Messages allegedly left by Andy Coulson for political advisor, Hannah Pawlby, had shifted to her phone's 'saved messages' box because of their interception

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